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15 Kindness Quotes for Kids

Inspire your kids to make intentional acts of kindness with these quotes.

Author: Inspire Kindness Team

15 Kindness Quotes for Kids


It’s never too early to teach the value of kindness. Even kids have the opportunity to make an impact on those around them. Learning about the impact kindness can have early on will be an invaluable lesson throughout their lives. Encourage and inspire your kids to make intentional acts of kindness with these quotes.


“Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody.” - Kid President


“To the world you may be one person but to one person you may be the world.” -Dr. Seuss


“People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But, people will never forget how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou


“Keep shining beautiful one. The world needs your light.” - Unknown


“Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.” - Maya Angelou


“If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.” - Dolly Parton


“It’s cool to be kind.”


“If you can’t think of anything nice to say, you’re not thinking hard enough.” - Kid President


“Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching” - C.S. Lewis


“If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” - Napoleon Hill


“If you think someone could use a friend, be one.”


“It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.” - John Templeton


“The only way to have a friend is to be one.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson


“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” - Aesop

“Have courage and be kind. Where there is kindness there is goodness, and where there is goodness there is magic.” - Disney’s Cinderella


The ROI of Kindness

Ever wonder if there’s an ROI of Kindness? We say…yes! Learn helpful nuggets like the one below, plus how to create a Kindness Value Proposition (KVP) at your organization in this simple book by Inspire Kindness founder Mac Anderson and Brian Biro, The ROI of Kindness.

Fact: Turnover reduction/employee retention…The average annual turnover in the Quick Service Food Industry is 170%. The two companies that constantly focus on kindness as the “magic” ingredient more than any other in their cultures average 14% and 24% annual turnover. In other words, these two companies retain their employees 8 to 10 times more than their competitors.